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100. Elizabeth C. Economy, The Third Revolution
99. Paul Theroux, Riding the Iron Rooster
98. Peter Goullart, Forgotten Kingdom
97. Wei Hui (trans. Bruce Humes), Shanghai Baby
96. Mark Salzman, Iron and Silk
95. Huo Da (trans. Guan Yuehua), The Jade King (Funeral of a Muslim)
94. Mara Hvistendahl, Unnatural Selection
93. Yan Lianke, Serve the People!
92. Lisa See, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
91. Paul French, Midnight in Peking
90. Eliot Weinberger, Nineteen Ways of Looking at Wang Wei
89. Xinran (trans. Esther Tyldesley), The Good Women of China
88. Jonathan Tel, The Beijing of Possibilities
87. Nien Cheng, Life and Death in Shanghai
86. Dinny McMahon, China’s Great Wall of Debt
85. Lin Yutang, With Love and Irony
84. Dorothy Ko, Cinderella’s Sisters
83. Ted J. Kaptchuk, The Web That Has No Weaver
82. Pai Hsien-yung (trans. Patia Yasin and author), Taipei People
81. Damien Ma and William Adams, In Line Behind a Billion People
80. Leta Hong Fincher, Leftover Women
79. Henrietta Harrison, The Man Awakened from Dreams
78. Fuchsia Dunlop, Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper
77. Cao Wenxuan (trans. Helen Wang), Bronze and Sunflower
76. F.W. Mote, Imperial China 900–1800
75. Yang Jiang (trans. Judith M. Amory and Yaohua Shi), Baptism
74. Shen Fu (trans. Leonard Pratt, Chiang Su-Hui), Six Records of a Floating Life
73. Eugenia Lean, Public Passions
72. Angus C. Graham, Disputers of the Tao
71. Bei Tong (trans. Scott E. Myers), Beijing Comrades
70. Edmund Backhouse, Décadence Mandchoue
69. Lanling Xiaoxiao Sheng (trans. David Roy), The Plum in the Golden Vase
68. Jan Wong, Red China Blues
67. Yu Hua (trans. Michael Berry), To Live
66. Chi Zijian (trans. Bruce Humes), Last Quarter of the Moon
65. Kai-fu Lee, AI Superpowers
64. Louisa Lim, The People’s Republic of Amnesia
63. Bei Dao (ed. Eliot Weinberger, trans. Bonnie McDougall, David Hinton, Eliot Weinberger), The Rose of Time
62. Zhang Lijia, Socialism is Great!
61. Jin Yong (trans. Anna Holmwood), Legends of the Condor Heroes
60. Maurice Meisner, Mao’s China and After
59. Liao Yiwu (trans. Wen Huang), The Corpse Walker
58. Roderick MacFarquhar and Michael Schoenhals, Mao’s Last Revolution
57. Eleanor Goodman (trans.), Iron Moon
56. Rao Pingru (trans. Nicky Harman), Our Story
55. Jia Pingwa (trans. Howard Goldblatt), Ruined City
54. Vera Schwarcz, The Chinese Enlightenment
53. Shen Congwen (trans. Jeffrey C. Kinkley), Border Town
52. Lenora Chu, Little Soldiers
51. Fang Lizhi (trans. Perry Link), The Most Wanted Man in China
50. Zhu Tianwen (trans. Howard Goldblatt, Sylvia Li-chun Lin), Notes of a Desolate Man
49. Lao She (trans. Howard Goldblatt), Rickshaw Boy
48. Ha Jin, Banished Immortal
47. Deborah Brautigam, The Dragon’s Gift
46. Gao Xingjian (trans. Mabel Lee), Soul Mountain
45. Mei Fong, One Child
44. Mo Yan (trans. Howard Goldblatt), Red Sorghum
43. Margaret MacMillan, Nixon and Mao
42. Chuang Tzu (a.k.a., Zhuangzi, trans. Victor H. Mair), Wandering on the Way
41. Can Xue (trans. Karen Gernant, Chen Zeping), Frontier
40. Julian Gewirtz, Unlikely Partners
39. David Eimer, The Emperor Far Away
38. Xiao Hong (trans. Howard Goldblatt), The Field of Life and Death & Tales of Hulan River
37. Simon Winchester, The Man Who Loved China
36. Jude Blanchette, China’s New Red Guards
35. Wang Anyi (trans. Michael Berry, Susan Chan Egan), The Song of Everlasting Sorrow
34. Qian Zhongshu (trans. Jeanne Kelly, Nathan K. Mao), Fortress Besieged
33. Zhao Ziyang (trans., ed. Bao Pu, Renee Chiang, Adi Ignatius), Prisoner of the State
32. David Kidd, Peking Story: The Last Days of Old China
31. Luo Guanzhong (trans. Moss Roberts), Three Kingdoms
30. Xiaolu Guo, Nine Continents
29. Rana Mitter, Forgotten Ally
28. Susan L. Shirk, China: Fragile Superpower
27. Wu Ch’êng-ên (trans. Arthur Waley), Monkey
26. Carl Crow, Four Hundred Million Customers
25. Eileen Chang (trans. Karen S. Kingsbury), Love in a Fallen City
24. Ian Johnson, The Souls of China
23. Julia Lovell, The Opium War
22. Michael Meyer, The Last Days of Old Beijing
21. Jung Chang, Wild Swans
20. John Pomfret, The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom
19. Liu Cixin (trans. Ken Liu), The Three-Body Problem
18. Ray Huang, 1587: A Year of No Significance
17. Howard French, China’s Second Continent
16. Diana Preston, The Boxer Rebellion
15. Orville Schell and John Delury, Wealth and Power
14. Geremie Barmé, In the Red
13. Stephen Platt, Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom
12. Peter Hessler, Oracle Bones
11. Philip Pan, Out of Mao’s Shadow
10. Leslie T. Chang, Factory Girls
9. Evan Osnos, Age of Ambition
8. Iris Chang, The Rape of Nanking
7. Philip Kuhn, Soulstealers
6. Pearl S. Buck, The Good Earth
5. Richard McGregor, The Party
4. Lu Xun (trans. Julia Lovell), The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of China
3. Jianying Zha, China Pop
2. Jonathan Spence, The Search for Modern China
1. Cao Xueqin, The Story of the Stone, or The Dream of the Red Chamber